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Singing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. singing, vocalizingnoun

    the act of singing vocal music

  2. tattle, singing, tellingadjective

    disclosing information or giving evidence about another

  3. cantabile, singingadjective

    smooth and flowing

Wiktionary

  1. singingnoun

    The act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing.

  2. singingnoun

    Disclosing information, or giving evidence about another.

  3. singingnoun

    A gathering for the purpose of singing shape note songs.

  4. singingadjective

    Smooth and flowing.

  5. singingadjective

    Producing a whistling sound due to the escape of steam.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Singing

    of Sing

  2. Singing

    a. & n. from Sing, v

Freebase

  1. Singing

    Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm. One who sings is called a singer or vocalist. Singers perform music that can be sung either with or without accompaniment by musical instruments. Singing is often done in a group of other musicians, such as in a choir of singers with different voice ranges, or in an ensemble with instrumentalists, such as a rock group or baroque ensemble. In many respects human song is a form of sustained speech, nearly anyone able to speak can also sing. Singing can be formal or informal, arranged or improvised. It may be done for pleasure, comfort, ritual, education, or profit. Excellence in singing may require time, dedication, instruction, and regular practice. If practice is done on a regular basis then the sounds are said to be more clear and strong. Professional singers usually build their careers around one specific musical genre, such as classical or rock. They typically take voice training provided by voice teachers or vocal coaches throughout their careers.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. singing

    The chaunt by which the leadsman in the chains proclaims his soundings at each cast:-- "To heave the lead the seaman sprung, And to the pilot cheerly sung, By the deep--nine."

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Singing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4633

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Singing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2202

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Singing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Singing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Singing in a Sentence

  1. Lou Riolo:

    After thinking on it for a few days, I came up with the idea of asking the entire auditorium to stay silent so that Jack could receive his diploma, we planned on doing it immediately after the singing of the National Anthem because we knew Jack sitting there with all the commotion for over 45 minutes would be too much.

  2. Ken Peters:

    At first they tried to drown us out with their own sound and their own protesters, but we kept singing, praying and praising God under our First Amendment rights of assembly and freedom of religion.

  3. Blake Sheltonsurprised:

    I’m doing my normal, you know, what I think is rockin’. Standing up there with my acoustic guitar in front of my stand and singing my songs, i had my band work up one of her songs, ‘Hella Good.’ And I thought ‘Man, that’d be so cool to have her come out and surprise.’ It’s the worst thing I could have done because all it did was make me look terrible.

  4. Liza Minnelli:

    Because I wasn’t a good singer. I was not, and I knew, because my mom was the best in the world. But I went to see Charles Aznavour, and he sang a song, but it wasn't his voice that got me. What got me was why he was singing it. I just thought, 'That's what I wanna do!' He told that story through the song.

  5. Jesse Jackson:

    Aretha Franklin kept right on singing.

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